ELLSWORTH — The Grand will show a live simulcast from the National Theatre of Shakespeare’s classic historc tragedy “Antony and Cleopatra” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at 165 Main Street. Tickets are $15 for adults and seniors, $12 for Grand members and military, $10 for college students and $7 for youth (12 and under). For more information on this or other Grand events, please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at www.grandonline.org or follow us on Facebook.
Starring Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo. Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire, the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following previous broadcasts of “Twelfth Night,” “Man and Superman” and “The Beaux’ Stratagem.”